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    Wed, 12 Jan 2011 15:24:11

    Elton John Announces Headline Tour Dates - He will be playing all of his No. 1 hits

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    • Elton John - NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 20: Original collages made by John Lennon and Yoko Ono for Elton John's birtday in 1975, shown at the press preview 'A Rock & Roll History: Presley To Punk' at Sotheby's on June 20, 2014 in New York City.
    • Elton John - LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 19: (GLOBAL MAGAZINES AND THEIR ONLINE EDITIONS OUT.) Sir Elton John (C) attends The Hoping Foundation's 'Starry Starry Night' Benefit Evening for Palestinian Refugee Children at Cafe de Paris on June 19, 2014 in London, England.
    • Elton John - LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 19: (GLOBAL MAGAZINES AND THEIR ONLINE EDITIONS OUT) (L to R) Bella Freud, Sir Elton John and Karma Nabulsi attend The Hoping Foundation's 'Starry Starry Night' Benefit Evening for Palestinian Refugee Children at Cafe de Paris on June 19, 2014 in London, England.

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    New (surrogate) father Elton John has announced a new series of US headlining dates, including two shows at Madison Square Garden in New York. Elton and the band - Davey Johnstone on guitar, Bob Birch on bass, John Mahon on percussion, Nigel Olsson on drums, and Kim Bullard on keyboards - will perform the Greatest Hits Live concert, featuring number one chart hits and classic album tracks from throughout Sir Elton's incredible five-decade career. You can catch Elton and the band on these dates listed below.

    February 17th Eugene, OR - Matthew Knight Arena
    February 19th Reno, NV - Reno Event Center
    February 25th Kahului, HI - Maui Arts & Cultural Center
    March 11th Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena
    March 12th Worcester, MA - DCU Center
    March 16th New York, NY - Madison Square Garden
    March 20th New York, NY - Madison Square Garden
    March 23rd Pittsburgh, PA - Consol Energy Center
    March 25th Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center

    Elton John and his idol Leon Russell teamed up for 2010's The Union. The two legends recently sat down to record a Celebrity Podcast for iTunes. The two reveal how the collaboration came about and how they came to work with Grammy-winning producer T-Bone Burnett. Russell also shares stories about Bob Dylan and the Elton John song he adores but can't sing; Elton divulges his favorite rap song of 2010 and the '80s tune that brightens his spirits. The duo also offers insight into Lady Gaga, Little Richard, eight-inch high heels, and much more. You can download the free Celebrity Podcast here.

    Did you watch the Elton John Celebrity Podcast? What is your favorite of Elton John's hits?

    —Amy Sciarretto
    01.12.11




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